Examples from the Web for wenceslas
The international media had been waiting on Wenceslas Square since early afternoon.
This curiosity so seriously annoyed the Baron that Valerie swore to him that she would never even look at Wenceslas.
"It is settled," said Wenceslas, when he came in from taking leave of Stidmann.
The later part of the reign of Wenceslas is a record of incipient religious conflict.
Hortense and Wenceslas abandoned themselves to the happy childishness of a legitimate and unbounded passion.
Hortense will cry out all her tears, and curse the day when she robbed you of Wenceslas.
British Dictionary definitions for wenceslas
Word Origin and History for wenceslas
masc. proper name, from Medieval Latin Venceslaus (modern Czech Vaclav), from Old Czech Veceslavu, literally "having greater glory," from Slavic *vetye- "greater" + *-slavu "fame, glory," from PIE *klou-, from root *kle- "to hear" (see listen).